What You Should Look for in a Babysitter

October 6, 2010
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Finding the Right Babysitter By this point, you’ve found a bunch of different potential babysitters through friends, neighborhood fliers or ads, or even over the internet. Now what? It’s time to choose the right one, but how do you know which babysitter will be right for the job? If you don’t have confidence in the [...]

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Sorting it out: Planning for Your New Baby

October 6, 2010
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When you decide to have a baby, it can be the most thrilling moment of your life. Just imagine, once you get pregnant, you could have a tiny baby in just nine months time. It might seem like pregnancy lasts for an eternity; days of never-ending sickness and lethargy can be problematic for some women. [...]

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Toddler Development Milestones

October 5, 2010
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Child Development Stages If your growing baby increasingly reminded you of a ‘little person’ before, here’s the point where they’re really going to start impressing you! The ‘toddler years’ are when many basic human functions start their development process. This is not only an exciting time for parents, but also for the toddlers themselves. They’re [...]

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Getting Your Child to Sleep in Their Own Bed

October 5, 2010
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Tips for Encouraging Your Child to Sleep on Their Own Anyone even thinking of becoming a parent should understand that their sleep will be constantly interrupted as a baby grows into a small child. This requires an extreme amount of patience and, unfortunately, a tendency for new parents to become prone to sleep deprivation. During [...]

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Tantrums: How to Handle Baby and Toddler Outbursts

October 5, 2010
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What to Do When Your Infant is Having a Temper Tantrum You’ve seen those haggard mothers in the grocery store, at the mall, or waiting in line at the Post Office, carrying a screaming child and trying to shush him.  And you no doubt wondered why that woman couldn’t control her kid.  But now that [...]

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Which Parenting Style is Right for You?

October 5, 2010
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How to Decide and Develop Your Own Way of Parenting There are all kinds of parents, and very few of them resemble the cookie cutter mom and dad you saw on sitcoms like Leave it to Beaver and The Donna Reed Show.  And while you have read all kinds of books to prepare yourself for [...]

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Things to Remember When Traveling with a Newborn

October 1, 2010
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Tips for Traveling With Infants Travel can be a rough undertaking for an adult.  From packing to planning to hitting the bricks, you will no doubt find yourself beset by stumbling blocks and snafus from start to finish.  And when you throw a baby into the mix, a procedure that was merely complex can turn [...]

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Teaching Toddlers

October 1, 2010
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Teaching little toddlers is different from teaching pre-school kids. They aren’t quite ready for formal education, but neither are they still babies.  Toddlers typically love to learn, and soak up anything you teach them, which makes them both unique and fun! The key to teaching toddlers is to keep the activities short, as they simply [...]

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Make Time for Yourself, Renaissance Mom

September 30, 2010
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Being a Renaissance Mom means that you’re busy – between family, work (typically the entrepreneurial type), getting an education, and all those other things in life,  your schedule is full. It also means that the joys in life are important to you, and one of those joys is having time all to yourself. But that’s [...]

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When Should You Start Reading to Your Children?

September 23, 2010
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The Right Time to Start Reading to Your Kids In a word: NOW!  It is never too soon to start reading to your children, and in fact, the sooner the better.  Many people feel that reading to kids is a leisure activity and that up until a certain age they really don’t understand what you’re [...]

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